Key announcements

Due to scheduled maintenance, some of our forms and online services may be unavailable on Sunday 19 September between 9am and 11am. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We want to provide a customer experience that exceeds your expectations. Help us do this by completing our survey on the BeHeard website

Overview and contact

If you love reading but age, disability or caring responsibilities stop you from visiting the library, then let us come to you.

Library Services at Home (LSAH) is free and has enabled Birmingham residents to continue reading since 1981. We support people of all ages who have difficulty accessing the library. The service is provided by dedicated and trained library staff. We are happy to correspond with a nominated person of your choice if this would be easier for you.

We do not conduct any assessments regarding your health or current medical conditions; any personal information is strictly confidential.

We provide:

  • free regular scheduled visits
  • library loans delivered direct to your home
  • free reservation service
  • longer / flexible loan period
  • no fines or charges
  • a citywide service to Birmingham residents
  • regular coffee mornings at our Erdington office
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